Tadpoles, lotus, pond & fish pics

koijoyii(NE Ohio)June 22, 2011

Tadpoles in the settlement pond. The sun was going down and I was able to get a pic of four tadpoles. When the sun is out you can't see the liner for the tadpoles, and I also can't get pics with the sun glare on the water. They migrate to the bottom of the pond for the night. These were the stragglers before I scared them to the bottom.

Here is a pic of my lotus. I just bought it this spring and it's getting so big. Can't wait for it to flower. The label claims it's pink.

Of course I couldn't let this thread go without a few pics of my fish and pond

I just planted the trees on either side of the lotus this spring. I just love the one to the left. It has red bark. They are both Japanese trees so they are slow growers.

Looking across to the other side.

Playing follow the leader before circling for food.

Always, always hungry. How can I resist those cute whiskered faces?

Hope you enjoyed.


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buyorsell888(Zone 8 Portland OR)

Wow, big pond. Very nice.

The red barked tree is Acer palmatum 'Sango Kaku' the coral barked Japanese maple.

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 11:20AM
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Just lovely as always Jenny. :)

    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 11:21AM
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Yep, l.o.v.e.l.y as always. No surprise there =]
Love your new trees...wish I had the room.


    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 11:36AM
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robin11034(7b Charlotte)

Oh! That is so BEAU-tiful! I love the little bridge!


    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 12:01PM
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Wow, so lovely. Great fish too!


    Bookmark   June 22, 2011 at 5:13PM
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koijoyii(NE Ohio)

Thanks all for your compliments. The tree to the right of the lotus is a Butterfly Japanese Maple same species acer palmatum. It has small green leaves that are edged by white and soft pink. According to the tag the leaf margins turn brighter pink in the fall.


    Bookmark   June 23, 2011 at 7:17AM
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